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Social Studies Teachers are found at the high school level and are responsible for teaching concepts of economics, history, politics, and civic ideals. Some usual work activities that Social Studies Teachers perform are preparing learning materials, referring students to public library resources, assigning papers, grading tests, supervising classroom activities, and monitoring student attendance. Those interested in this type of role should demonstrate throughout their resumes social science knowledge, the ability to motivate students, supervision, communication and creativity. Most resume samples make display of a Bachelor's Degree in a social science area.

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Social Studies Teacher

Planned and implemented language arts lessons to meet the Common Core Curriculum Standards.

  • Integrated Reader's Workshop and Writer's Workshop into weekly lessons
  • Collaborated closely with peers to create cross-curricular lessons throughout the year.
  • Planned and implemented integrated ELA and Social Studies lessons to meet the Common Core Curriculum Standards
  • Integrated Reader's Workshop, Writer's Workshop and Guided Reading into weekly lessons
  • Created classroom rituals and modified behavior plans to create a positive learning
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
2

Social Studies Teacher

Delivered standards-based instruction to diverse, urban population of Middle School students, specifically grades 6 and 8

  • Reinforced English curriculum by incorporating literacy strategies within the context of the Social Studies classroom as well as implementing the Common Core Standards
  • Developed engaging and creative lessons incorporating a variety of resources to encourage student cultural awareness
  • Introduced members of the community to classes to expose students to real-world connections to the curriculum
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology And History
MA
Art Of Teaching
Collaboration
3

Social Studies Teacher

Promote social and emotional learning throughout the Economic & Personal Finance curriculum by student driven assessments and empathetic formative and summative assessments

  • Design inquiry based units aligned with Common Core shifts as well as New York State Standards by applying various current events, statistical data and primary source documents to each lesson
  • Assisted in the Advanced Placement and the International Baccalaureate testing procedures, data collection and proctoring
  • Provided guidance in the Hauppauge Mentor Program as well as presented at the Power of O.N.E. Awards ceremony as well as engaged in community charities such as Adopt-A-Family and Family Ties
  • Chaperoned two World Trade Center Field Trips as well as a three day field trip to Washington D.C.
  • Established and launched a student centered website by providing students and parents course materials such as supplementary resources and upcoming deadlines
  • Collaborated with resource room teachers to ensure student understanding within the collaborative classroom
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mass Communications
MA
Master of Arts
4

Social Studies Teacher

Taught 6th Grade Social Studies. Instructed students in subject matter utilizing various teaching methods, including discussions, cooperative learning, demonstrations and materials to supplement presentations.

  • Designed, organized, implemented and evaluated lesson plans. Sent quarterly progress reports to parents.
  • Utilized variety of resources to coordinate curriculum to accommodate the different learning styles and needs of students.
  • Counseled students with academic and personal problems and participated in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
  • Specialized in GT Program to teach students that are gifted & talented.
  • Coached the schools 7th grade Football team as a Defensive Coach; also coached Track & Field as a Sprint Coach.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
MS
Exercise Science
5

7th and 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Developed standards-based lesson plans and assessments for 7th and 8th Grade Social Studies.

  • Managed and instructed classes of up to 30 students.
  • Created multimedia presentations to teach content to students in an engaging manner, analyzed and evaluated test data to inform future lessons.
  • Cooperated with other social studies teachers to develop lessons and create common assessments.
  • Maintained necessary records of student information, including grades and parent contacts.
  • Participated in the A.V.I.D. Site Team (3 yrs.), Site-Based Decision-Making Team (3 yrs.), and the Campus Employee
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Medical Insurance
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Social Studies Teacher

Taught five social studies classes with students from culturally diverse backgrounds. Collaborated weekly with a team of eight teachers to create an integrated curriculum with accompanying lesson plans. Interfaced with parents and administrators regarding student progress. Certified as an AP U.S. History teacher.

  • Enabled students to significantly improve their county mandated mid-term and final test scores by providing focused and interesting classroom instruction.
  • Selected by school administrators to serve as the yearbook advisor, directing 15 students who successfully turned-around an unprofitable venture and generated more than $20,000 in revenue.
  • Effectively incorporated interactive tools into the classroom, which engaged student interest and enhanced the learning experience.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Communications
Med
7

Social Studies Teacher

A charter school that emphasizes cultural awareness and world class academic standards.

  • Developed the Social Studies Curriculum for grades five through eight
  • Addressed multiple intelligences in lesson plans and units using teaching strategies such as cooperative learning, technology, projects, and kinesthetic learning
  • Assessed student progress using portfolios, self-assessments, and anecdotal records
  • Administered a conflict resolution course for students who were intransigent throughout the week
  • Served on the Instructional Support Team (IST)
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Early Childhood Education
MA
History
MA
Educational Leadership And Policy Studies
8

Social Studies Teacher

Designed, organized, and implemented conceptual units for U.S. History; World History; Economics; Government; Sociology; Psychology; and Global Issues.

  • Comprehensive creation/development of Global Issues into the school curriculum. As a result state mandated test scores in Social Studies demonstrated significant statistical improvement.
  • Aligned curricula, designed units, and conducted classes to support the principles, goals, and standards of the Kentucky Educational Reform Act of 1990 (KERA).
  • Aligned core content of units with district-wide curriculum for state/national assessment, and with the principles, goals, and standards of KERA that reflect performance-based assessment.
  • Member of various committees including initiating a new technology team, grant proposals, portfolio assessment, and as consolidated planning coordinator.
  • Founded and organized school clubs.
  • Served as Governor's Cup academic coach.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
History
MA
Secondary Education
9

Middle Level Social Studies Teacher

Assumed full planning and teaching responsibilities for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders in the area of social studies

  • Integrated the Common Core State Standards in lesson plans
  • Conducted curriculum based assessments
  • Demonstrated the ability to work with children with a wide array of differing abilities
  • Actively participated in professional development trainings as well as planning alongside other regular education teachers of different subject levels
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
Teaching
10

Social Studies Teacher

Implemented California Social Studies Framework

  • Observed and assessed learner progress
  • Provided subject matter expertise to learners
  • Complied with all reporting and recordkeeping requirements in a timely manner
  • Recognized by Senior athletes as an Inspirational Teacher five of the last six years
  • Awarded Teacher-of-the-month by ASB for several successive years
Candidate Info
45
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Social Science
MA
Education

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